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Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway shut as truck catches fire

Illustrative: A burning truck on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway, Thursday (photo credit:Times of Israel)
Illustrative: A burning truck on the Jerusalem-Tel Aviv highway, Thursday (photo credit:Times of Israel)

Route 1, the main Jerusalem Tel Aviv highway, is shut in both directions near the Kiryat Ye’arim Junction after a truck catches fire.

Police are at the scene and trying to clear away the burning vehicle.

The cause of the incident is not immediately clear.

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